Renowned for its state and national award winning schools and community college, comprehensive parks, lakes and recreation amenities, diverse housing choices, attention to and preservation of its history and pedestrian friendly downtown, "Lee's Summit is cited among the Best Places to Live by Money Magazine (July 2008)."
Young singles, established professionals, growing families, college students, the creative class, empty nesters and retirees - the community provides a welcoming, high quality environment for all. Lee's Summit is a progressive, rapidly growing city that has preserved a "small town" friendliness and flavor.
Lee?s Summit compares very favorably with other communities around the country. In the recent report, The Lee's Summit Advantage, fifteen metro areas that are notable because of their success in attracting new jobs and their high quality of life were chosen to use in comparison. These cities include areas that received top scores in recent national surveys by Expansion Management, Forbes, Money Magazine and the Milken Institute.
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